Sri Lankan steps to ban burqa

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Colombo, Sri Lanka – A Pakistani diplomat and US expert has expressed concern over Sri Lanka’s proposed move to ban the wearing of burqa. Sri Lanka announced a plan to ban the wearing of burqas – garments worn by some Muslim women that cover the body and face – and also said that it has been among the 1,000 known as madrassas, citing national security Will close more Islamic schools.

Pakistan Ambassador to Sri Lanka Saad Khattak tweeted on Monday

The ban will only serve to hurt the sentiments of ordinary Sri Lankan Muslims and Muslims around the world. On the UN’s freedom of religion or belief, in particular Ahmed Shaheed tweeted, “Burqa Bain is inconsistent with the guarantee of the difference law of the right to reveal one’s religion or freedom of belief and expression.”

On Saturday, Sri Lankan Minister of Public Safety, Sarath Veerasekara called Burqa a sign of religious extremism

Said that it has a direct impact on national security. Verasekara on Friday signed a paper seeking cabinet approval to ban the burqa. The wearing of burqa in Sri Lanka was temporarily banned in 2019, as more than 260 people died in the Indian Ocean island nation soon after the Easter Sunday attack on churches and hotels. Two local Muslim groups who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group have been blamed for the attacks in six places – two Roman Catholic churches, a Protestant church and three top hotels.

Sri Lanka also plans to ban more than 1,000 madrasas.

He says that they are not registered with the authorities and do not follow the National Education Policy. The decision to ban burqas and madrasas is the latest step affecting Sri Lankan minority Muslims.

WORLD NEWS SUPERFASTColombo, Sri Lanka – A Pakistani diplomat and US expert has expressed concern over Sri Lanka’s proposed move to ban the wearing of burqa. Sri Lanka announced a plan to ban the wearing of burqas – garments worn by some Muslim women that cover the body and face – and also said that it has been among the 1,000 known as madrassas, citing national security Will close more Islamic schools.Pakistan Ambassador to Sri Lanka Saad Khattak tweeted on MondayThe ban will only serve to hurt the sentiments of ordinary Sri Lankan Muslims and Muslims around the world. On the UN’s freedom of religion or belief, in particular Ahmed Shaheed tweeted, “Burqa Bain is inconsistent with the guarantee of the difference law of the right to reveal one’s religion or freedom of belief and expression.”On Saturday, Sri Lankan Minister of Public Safety, Sarath Veerasekara called Burqa a sign of religious extremismSaid that it has a direct impact on national security. Verasekara on Friday signed a paper seeking cabinet approval to ban the burqa. The wearing of burqa in Sri Lanka was temporarily banned in 2019, as more than 260 people died in the Indian Ocean island nation soon after the Easter Sunday attack on churches and hotels. Two local Muslim groups who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group have been blamed for the attacks in six places – two Roman Catholic churches, a Protestant church and three top hotels.Sri Lanka also plans to ban more than 1,000 madrasas.He says that they are not registered with the authorities and do not follow the National Education Policy. The decision to ban burqas and madrasas is the latest step affecting Sri Lankan minority Muslims.
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